Senior Executive Legal - Sourcing Contracts

Full time Full day

Telenor Pakistan

Islamabad 44000 , Pakistan


Corporate functions


Full Time

About the position

Last Date to Apply: 23rd March, 2023
Employment Type: This is a full-time position.
Grade: This is a grade 2 position.
Location: This role is based in Islamabad, Pakistan.(Hybrid)

About the Role:
Candidate will have an opportunity to work in a challenging and exciting domain with a lot of exposure towards a diverse profile of stakeholders within and outside the sourcing function.

Your Impactful Goals will include:

  • Ensure compliance with contract procedures at all stages and suggest ways to improve the process and make it more efficient.

  • Ensure conformance of contract documentation and procedures and regulations laid down by law.

  • Responsible for the contracts administration process and a thorough understanding and use of our contract Management System (currently Coupa).

  • Outline legal and contractual risks in contracts and take effective risk mitigation measures.

  • Be able to write and deliver opinions on contractual matters.

  • Ensure 100% internal audit compliance.

Your Typical Day will look like:

  • Contribute in developing and executing on contractual processes, frameworks, tools and templates and suggest and recommends ways to improve contracting processes.

  • Review of end-to-end contract management process, identify and remove redundancies, propose, plan, develop an efficient process which reduces overall timelines and dependency on stakeholders

  • Be a Caretaker / Process owner for contract management processes.

  • Capture the learnings from finalized RFQ processes and negotiations, and update our templates, price annexures, risk evaluations accordingly.

  • Demonstrating proactivity towards participation in special projects and initiatives.

  • Preparing supplier contracts and managing the overall Contract administration cycle from the point a request is initiated, the tender is issued till the point a contract is signed in accordance with the department policies and procedures.

  • Taking part in and lead the contractual negotiations forums / meetings with suppliers in which our sourcing resources participate.

  • Preparing contracts and related documents in coordination with procurement guidelines, tax, treasury and legal guidelines etc.

  • Liaising with Supplier and internal parties for contract finalization within stipulated timelines and ensuring timely printing of documents and adherence to timelines.

Your Career Path:
Working closely with Telenor Procurement Company, allows opportunities for immense learning and exposure. The career path may lead towards people management or International Sourcing and other specialized positions at Telenor Procurement Company or Telenor Group.

What we're looking for:
Education: Law degree at university level.
Work experience:

  • Experience from drafting, negotiations, and legal work preferably within the field of sourcing/procurement or as part of a telecommunication or other corporate organization.

  • Experience with contract management tools.

Functional Skills/Knowledge Areas:

  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team and under pressure

  • Excellent understanding of contract related rules and procedures.

  • Ability to work in a methodical and organized fashion

  • Well-developed negotiation skills.

  • Excellent oral and written English skills.

  • High Proficiency in MS Office specially Excel and PowerPoint

  • High level of integrity.

  • Good Analytical skills

  • Good Understanding of Business Value Chain /Understand and develop long term business vision

  • Ability to recognize problems and reacting quickly and effectively to resolve them

  • Ability to align cross functional teams and manage stakeholders

  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of P2P process & Sourcing

  • Expertise in S2P Solution and good understanding of Coupa(however not mandatory)

Why should you join us at Telenor?
At Telenor Pakistan, we provide you the platform to work in a challenging and rewarding environment to become a skilled professional in your chosen field of interest. As one of the top employers of the country, we enable you to realize your dreams in a collaborative environment of diversity and openness to new mindsets.
As an equal employment opportunity provider, Telenor Pakistan makes all decisions of employment purely based on merit irrespective of race, caste, gender, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

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